Taxonomy of meanings for 吏:

  • 吏 lì (OC: rɯs MC: lɨ) 力置切 去 廣韻:【説文曰治人者也力置切二 】
    • OFFICIAL
      • ngenerally an official of any undistinguished rank; executive officer, executive official ZUO Cheng 2: high official; military official; later: minor official
      • causative>APPOINT
        • specific>MAGISTRATE
          • nminor law enforcement officer; police officer; magistrate
          • humble>SERVANT
            • ndomestic servant, servant, underling, minion
        • typical action: administrate>GOVERN
        • =事